Prevalence of Urinary Tract Infection in Children and its Association with Parenteral Diarrhea

Mahnoor Irshad, Shua Haq, Muzna Butt


Objective: The main aim of this study was to find the prevalence of UTI in children and its association with parenteral diarrhea.

Place and duration of study: This study was carried out in a duration of 5 months from February 2018 to June 2018 in medical department of Mayo Hospital Lahore.

Materials and Methods: 200 patients were selected for the study who had diarrhea and it was maintained as a top priority to obtain the sterilized sample and same levels of sterilization were maintained while catheterization of the patients. The most reliable laboratory was selected for obtaining the results and each sample was carefully monitored so that they were not infected. Detailed history of the patients were taken and signs and symptoms were noted. Informed consent was taken from all the patients. A pre-designed proforma was used to collect the data of the patients. Ethical committee approval was taken.

Results: Among the 200 samples obtained, 60 were positive for urinary tract infection. The most frequently isolated organisms were Pseudomonas, E.coli, citrobacter and Proteus Mirabilis.

Keywords: Urinary Tract Infection, bacteria, diarrhea.

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